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NMMA seeks member, industry input on hurricane relief

As NMMA has engaged with lawmakers and Congressional staff in Washington regarding the needs of NMMA members in disaster recovery, the association has been looking ahead to subsequent legislation. NMMA expects Congress to pass at least one more large package of disaster relief legislation. Unlike the first two relief bills, this legislation will be more specific in how it directs ...

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Newport International Boat Show provides hurricane assistance

The Newport International Boat Show has committed $15,000 to various organizations helping to assist those in the Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “Our industry is like a tight knit family, when a disaster like this impacts so many lives, it affects us all," said Nancy Piffard, show director. "We are collaborating with on-the-ground organizations that are delivering ...

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NMMA provides updated list of hurricane relief resources

The hurricane season has been devastating to many communities in the United States and Caribbean. NMMA is sharing the following resources for those in the marine industry who are looking for assistance or ways to help others. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Florida SBDC Network are working to help businesses recover all across the state. DEO recently ...

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Industry professionals address hurricane recovery at IBEX

Boatbuilders and marine industry professionals attending the 27th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference in Tampa learned more about recent Texas and Florida hurricane recovery best practices during a special session Wednesday morning. A panel of IBEX presenters with backgrounds in insurance claims, electrical systems, hazard mitigation, security, and recovery conducted an hour-and-a-half session for attendees. The session began with the ...

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BoatUS provides post-hurricane update on Texas recreational boat salvage

With Tropical Storm Harvey making its final Texas landfall and slowly dissipating, field reports assessing the damage to recreational boating are starting to arrive. The BoatUS Catastrophe Team reports that Aransas Pass, Port Aransas and Rockport in Texas were the hardest hit areas for recreational boats and marinas when the hurricane made its initial landfall. Salvage operations are underway in ...

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